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The works of Geoffrey Chaucer a facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Published by World Publishing Co. in New York .
Written in English


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Orig. publ. Kelmscott Press, 1896.

Statementwith the original 87 illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones.
ContributionsBurne-Jones, Edward, 1833-1898.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22454039M

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The Book of the Duchess and Other Poems Geoffrey Chaucer. The Book of the Duchess is a 1,line poem, the earliest of Chaucer's major poems. It exists in several manuscripts of varying accuracy, and for the last one hundred years (beginning with W. W. Skeat in the s) it has been the task of editors.   The FN Robinson book is a superb reference for The Canterbury Tales. It includes a very comprehensive glossary, which I found to be very valuable. For studying Chaucer, I had the following: The Canterbury Tales (Penguin Classics) by Geoffrey Chaucer and Nevill Coghill A Companion to The Canterbury Tales by Margaret Hallissy5/5(2).   English poet Geoffrey Chaucer wrote the unfinished work, The Canterbury Tales. It is considered one of the greatest poetic works in English. The magnificent The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer now newly imprinted, published in , is the triumph of the press. Its 87 wood-cut illustrations are by Edward Burne-Jones, the celebrated Victorian painter, who was a life-long friend of Morris.

  The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer represents Morris's most ambitious undertaking as a printer and designer as well as his swansong; the four-year undertaking was completed just a few months before his death. Morris supervised every detail of production, including the choice of ink and paper, the design of the type, and the use of ornaments and /5(5). "Based on the text of the Riverside Chaucer"--Pref. "This computer-generated Chaucer concordance will supersede A concordance to the complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer and to the Romaunt of the Rose by John S.P. Tatlock and Arthur G. Kennedy (Washington D.C. )" -- Pref. Vol. also called "Supplement series". Geoffrey Chaucer (jĕf´rē chô´sər), c–, English poet, one of the most important figures in English literature. Life and Career The known facts of Chaucer's life are fragmentary and are based almost entirely on official records. He was born in London between and , the son of John Chaucer, a vintner. Geoffrey Chaucer. June The Canterbury Tales is our reading group book for September. January Tremulous Hand stars in British Library's web showcase of medieval literature.

The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Canterbury Tales. Canterbury Tales Texts & Study Resources. Troilus and Criseyde. Robinson's Edition; - UMichigan Skeat's Edition - OMACL. Book of the Duchess. Skeat's Edition - OMACL A Hypertext Edition - Librarius. Other Major Poems. The House of Fame - OMACL The Parliament of Fowles - OMACL The Legend of Good. Other articles where The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer is discussed: William Morris: The Kelmscott Press: variant of Troy, in which The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer was printed during the last years of Morris’s life. One of the greatest examples of the art of the printed book, Chaucer is the most ornate of the Kelmscott publications. Most of the other Kelmscott books were plain and simple,. The Modern Reader's Chaucer: The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Now First Put Into Modern English John S.P. Tatlock, Percy MacKaye Published by NY: Macmillan, (). : The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [Facsimile of The Kelmscott Chaucer].: Limited Edition; Demy Folio; pp. [iv], iv, , [3]; illustrated with 87 woodcut illustrations, woodcut title page, numerous woodcut initial words, initial letters and printers devices, the binding design has been redrawn by David Eccles from a copy of the Kelmscott Chaucer bound by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson at the Price: $